Insight and Analysis

Mitchell excited for battle with former teammates to kick off season

17 hours ago | Jim Morris
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell is excited to play against a handful of familiar faces in Week 1 when his team takes on the Toronto Argonauts.

Super Mario: Alford leading the way on Als special teams

June 18, 2021 | Kristina Costabile
With returner Mario Alford leading the way, the Montreal Alouettes special teams unit is hoping for success in 2021.

Rene Paredes set to be a stabilizing presence in 2021

June 18, 2021 | Pat Steinberg
The Calgary Stampeders head into the 2021 season with a lot of new faces on the roster. More than ever, they’ll lean on their quiet, dependable kicker, Rene Paredes, CFL.ca’s Pat ...

Ferguson: 10 quarterback matchups to watch in 2021

June 17, 2021 | Marshall Ferguson
There are plenty of quarterback matchups to look forward to in 2021 and CFL.ca’s Marshall Ferguson lists the top 10 to keep an eye on this season.

Landry’s 5 takeaways from the CFL schedule release

June 16, 2021 | Don Landry
From social media creativity to former Stampeders playing their old team in Week 1, CFL.ca’s Don Landry has his five takeaways from the CFL schedule release.

O’Leary: 5 games to watch on the 2021 schedule

June 15, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
From the Grey Cup rematch as an opener, to the return of the Labour Day Classic and a pair of home-and-home series late in the season, CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary runs you through ...

When it comes to special teams, Winnipeg sets the gold standard

June 15, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Leading the CFL in 6 of 16 major special teams categories in 2019, the Bombers truly set the bar on that side of the ball. What will it take to repeat in 2021? CFL.ca previews the Bombers’ ...

O’Leary: Light at the end of the tunnel for CFL fans

June 14, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Monday’s announcement of the Aug. 5 return to play was one of the most important moments in the CFL’s history, according to CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary.

Which team has the best group of pass-catchers?

June 11, 2021 | Jamie Nye
Which CFL team has the best group of receivers? CFL.ca’s Jamie Nye ranks the pass-catchers.

Ferguson: Breaking down a coming Argos’ QB battle

June 10, 2021 | Marshall Ferguson
CFL.ca’s Marshall Ferguson breaks down Nick Arbuckle and McLeod Bethel-Thompson’s style of play at QB, anticipating a ferocious battle between the two in training camp this year.

Where will Reilly land on the all-time passing list?

June 5, 2021 | Matt Baker
Where will BC Lions quarterback Michael Reilly land on the all-time passers list? BCLions.com’s Matt Baker explores.

Can the Ticats sustain their big play ways? Success might depend on it

June 5, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Explosive plays were the Ticats’ calling card in 2019, led by one of the CFL’s best in Brandon Banks. CFL.ca takes a closer look at one of the league’s most exciting teams.

O’Leary: 5 things I’m wondering about the Elks

June 4, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Antler-ized headwear? An elk hologram on the sidelines? Where do we stand on elk burgers? CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary takes a look at these and other questions with the birth of the ...

Many Happy Returns: Argos seek impact player on special teams

June 4, 2021 | Don Landry
In a sea of change, CFL.ca’s Don Landry says that the Argos’ special teams has some questions that need answering in training camp. Primarily, who will handle return duties?

Cauz: MBT adds intrigue to Argos’ QB room

June 3, 2021 | Matthew Cauz
As CFL.ca’s Matthew Cauz writes, adding McLeod Bethel-Thompson to the quarterbacks room in Toronto adds an interesting dynamic.

Tait: Jefferson provides shot in the arm for Bombers

June 3, 2021 | Ed Tait
Bombers’ d-lineman Willie Jefferson is one of the latest CFL players to get his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. He explains why to Bluebombers.com’s Ed Tait, who also gets you up to ...

On The Way Up: Riders hoping for a spark on special teams

June 2, 2021 | Jamie Nye
As CFL.ca’s Jamie Nye writes, there’s nowhere to go but up for the Saskatchewan Roughriders special teams unit.

Better Than Before: Ticats special teams magic set to sparkle

June 2, 2021 | Marshall Ferguson
Led by 2019’s Most Outstanding Special Teams Player Frankie Williams, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats are on the verge of something extra special, as CFL.ca’s Marshall Ferguson writes.

O’Leary: Edmonton welcomes a new day with Elks name

June 1, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
With a new name, a new logo and a lot of buzz about both on Twitter, Edmonton Elks president and CEO Chris Presson reflected on the process and possible impact of a big change with CFL.ca senior ...

Landry: White heads to Toronto for prime time

June 1, 2021 | Don Landry
At 30, John White feels like he’s coming into his prime as a running back, he tells CFL.ca’s Don Landry. Coming off of a career year in 2019, that could spell trouble for the rest of ...
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